30 septembre 2009

Maisons-Laffitte Castle, Yvelines, France

Maisons-Laffitte Castle This Castle is located in Maison-Laffitte town , western suburbs of Paris . Around 1636, René de Longueil  ( President of the Parliament of Paris) decided to build a castle in his family property at Maisons-Sur-Seine. This French Classical Style Castle was designed by the architect François Mansart & was inaugurated in 1651 in the presence of Anne d'Autriche & her son Louis XIV ( 12 yrs old).  Upto 1777,  this castle was in the hands of Longueil Family. Later it was bought by Charles... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2009

Badam Halwa for Navaratri

Badam HalwaIngredients 2 cups almond powder1 cup sugar70 g butter / ghee1 glass of milk1/2 tsp cardomom / nutmeg powderMethodMelt ghee & just fry almond powder. Add  sugar & milk .Stir continuously over medium heat.When the mixture leaves the sides of the pan, remove from fire . Add cardomom powder & mix well with a wooden spatule.  Pat it onto a greased dish & cut into desired shapes.HAPPY NAVARATRI
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22 septembre 2009

Avocado Shake / Sinh To Bo - A Vietnamese drink

Avocado Shake Ingredients 1 ripe avocado 200 ml condensed milk3 tbsp sugar1/2 tsp cardomom powderIce cubes MethodScoop out the flesh of avocado & blend in a food processor.Add other ingredients  & mix well.Garnish with cardomom powder & serve.
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17 septembre 2009

Spicy Multilayered Pathiri - A Malabar Muslim Special

Adukku Pathiri Ingredients1 cup rice powder ( ponni rice)400 ml coconut milk1/2 tsp cardomom powderSalt to taste Filling 250 g minced meat2 onions(chopped)2 cloves of garlic + a piece of ginger (make a paste)1 green chilli1 tbsp masala powder1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powderCoriander leavesSalt to taste MethodHeat oil in a sauce pan.Fry onions till light golden brown.Add ginger- garlic paste & fry again.Then add masala,salt & minced meat.Add some water & cook for 10 min.Garnish with coriander leaves &... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2009

Mughlai Chicken

Mughlai Chicken       Ingredients1 kg chicken2 tbsp curd1 tsp salt2 onions finely sliced1 tsp ginger + garlic paste3 potatoes (cubed)2 bay leavesCoriander leaves Garam MasalaMasala Paste1 tsp turmeric power1 tbsp almond powder(10 almonds)1 tsp red chilli powder1 tsp fennel seeds1 tbsp coriander powder1/2 tsp pepper powder1 cinnamon stick2 cloves2 cardomom pods  Method   Roast all the masala ingredients in a tablespoon of ghee & then grind to fine paste.  Marinate the  chicken pieces with... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2009

Asha Bhonsle turns 77- One of her classics

Movie : Hum Dono (1961)Actors : Dev Anand & SadhanaSong : Abhi Na Jao Chod Kar ke Dil Abhi Bhara Nahin by Rafi & Asha.
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08 septembre 2009

Bollywood - Fight Club

Movie : Fight Club (2006)Actors : Zayed Khan & DiaSong : Bolo Na Tum Zara by Shann & Shreya Ghoshal. 
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07 septembre 2009

Cumin Flavoured Rice

Jeera Rice Ingredients2  cups cooked Basmati rice1 cup cooked green peas1 Onion (finely chopped)1 green chilli ( choped)1 tsp ginger +garlic paste1 tbsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powderSalt to tasteCoriander leaves2 tbsp ghee / oil Method Heat the oil/ ghee in a frying pan. Add the finely chopped onions.Stir often & when it turns light brown add cooked peas.Then add ginger / garlic paste, turmeric, salt, cumin & a little water.Cover & cook for a while.Then add cooked  rice & toss gently.Garnish with... [Lire la suite]
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02 septembre 2009

Thiruvathirakali - Danse du Kerala

thiruvathiraenvoyé par ronnieronald Thiruvathirakali - Folk dance of Kerala.
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02 septembre 2009

Happy Onam

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